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Custom Website Design vs Out-of-the-Box Theme

Custom Website Design vs Out-of-the-Box Theme

January 8, 2017

When starting your business website, one of the first big decisions you have to make is whether you’re going to have it custom-made or build it on an out-of-the-box theme...

e-dimensionz Keynote at the Open Data Forum 2016 in Kherson, Ukraine

e-dimensionz Keynote at the Open Data Forum 2016 in Kherson, Ukraine

September 9, 2016

e-dimensionz CTO was invited to the city council building to keynote as a guest speaker. The speech content/slides have been posted here.

How to Make the Most of Your Website Hosting Diskspace and Bandwidth

How to Make the Most of Your Website Hosting Diskspace and Bandwidth

August 16, 2016

Slow loading websites, caused by crammed diskspace and bandwidth, can be detrimental to website owners and can have a seriously negative impact on business...

BlockChain Network Technology will protect the integrity of Ukraine's Public Property Auctions

BlockChain Network Technology will protect the integrity of Ukraine's Public Property Auctions

July 13, 2016

e-dimensionz Inc. began consulting with a Ukrainian municipal council as part of a series of major digital reforms to stamp out corruption...

Securing your CMS / eCommerce Website

Securing your CMS / eCommerce Website

July 1, 2016

Whether it’s to steal information, inject your content with malicious links, or use your website to distribute spam, hackers and bots are constantly scouring the web to locate known security issues that can be expoited...

Tips: How to make Joomla SEO Friendly

Tips: How to make Joomla SEO Friendly

May 11, 2016

If you have a website using Joomla, view our list of basic Search Engine Optimization tips to help improve ranking in popular search engines...

Truth about Unlimited Web Hosting

Truth about Unlimited Web Hosting

April 19, 2016

For many of us, the word "unlimited" seems full of possibility. We love unlimited cell phone data, unlimited free refills, and unlimited WiFi. But the word unlimited rarely means what we think. In the case of web hosting, unlimited web hosting may not truly be what it seems...

Benefits of Linux Servers for Web Hosting

Benefits of Linux Servers for Web Hosting

April 6, 2016

Shared hosting is generally the most economical option for web hosting, particularly for individuals and smaller businesses...

Lets Encrypt + Cloud Linux Available on e-dimensionz Shared Hosting Plans

Lets Encrypt + Cloud Linux Available on e-dimensionz Shared Hosting Plans

March 2, 2016

The recent server upgrade for e-dimensionz Shared Hosting servers included two new features which will be showing up in client cPanel accounts...

Simple Tips to Secure Your Joomla site

Simple Tips to Secure Your Joomla site

March 2, 2016

It's critical to take measures to protect your site’s security and to proactively prevent your website being exploited...

Simple Tips to Secure Your WordPress site

Simple Tips to Secure Your WordPress site

March 2, 2016

New exploits and vulnerabilities are constantly being discovered and used against unsuspecting website owners. The best way to secure a WordPress site is to proactively prevent the hack from occurring...

7 eCommerce A/B Split Tests You Can Implement Today

7 eCommerce A/B Split Tests You Can Implement Today

February 19, 2016

A/B Split Tests are simple to set up, provide valuable data, and help to build a greater profit margin for your store...

SSL Certificates: Importance & Advantages

SSL Certificates: Importance & Advantages

December 15, 2015

Learn more about the terms commonly used, how the process works to protect you and your customers, and the advantages of having SSL certification on your site...

How to be a Responsible Website Owner

How to be a Responsible Website Owner

December 6, 2015

Your website needs care and feeding to make sure it remains healthy and productive. You need to check on your hosting, on your site updates, and on your website functionality...

12 Quick A/B Tests to Implement on your eCommerce site

12 Quick A/B Tests to Implement on your eCommerce site

November 6, 2015

The following A/B split tests can all be used to increase your conversion rate, with the ultimate aim of generating more sales and profit...

Why Backing Up Your Website is Essential

Why Backing Up Your Website is Essential

October 26, 2015

On top of possible computer glitches that may make a server falter, website files can also be lost during common functions such as a software enhancement...

Project Management: Getting Started With Software Development

Project Management: Getting Started With Software Development

September 13, 2015

Small software development jobs are easily managed, but once you dive into enterprise-level applications, you need more organization and documentation...

You have an App Idea, but what do you do next?

You have an App Idea, but what do you do next?

July 9, 2015

Most people with app ideas have no idea what to do after they've mulled over the idea for a few weeks. If you think you've got a killer app idea, here's what to do next...

Writing Technical Requirements: How to Articulate Design Ideas to Developers

Writing Technical Requirements: How to Articulate Design Ideas to Developers

June 24, 2015

This guide is for site owners or creative innovators who need to write business requirements for developers. The right business requirements ensure project completion within a given deadline and increase the chance of project success...

How To Protect Your Wordress Website From The Mobilegeddon Update

How To Protect Your Wordress Website From The Mobilegeddon Update

May 4, 2015

Google has set April 21, 2015 as the day their newest algorithm goes into effect, and it will affect every business around the world. You need your website to be responsive to all mobile devices as well as computers...

Is Your Business Ready For Google's Mobilegeddon?

Is Your Business Ready For Google's Mobilegeddon?

April 19, 2015

Google has set April 21, 2015 as the day their newest algorithm goes into effect, and it will affect every business around the world. You need your website to be responsive to all mobile devices as well as computers...

SQL Injection: Understanding One of the Most Common Hacks

SQL Injection: Understanding One of the Most Common Hacks

April 6, 2015

SQL injection hacks take advantage of poorly coded sites, and they are at the heart of major website penetration occurrences. Even big companies fall victim to SQL injection, and they usually allow the hacker to steal sensitive data such as credit card information and social security numbers...

Five Fundraising Tips for Non-Profits

Five Fundraising Tips for Non-Profits

March 28, 2015

Non-profit organizations are in the unique position of having to rely on grants, donations, and other forms of funding for their livelihood...

Has Your Email Been Hacked Or Spoofed? Here's What You Can Do To Fix It!

Has Your Email Been Hacked Or Spoofed? Here's What You Can Do To Fix It!

March 9, 2015

One common problem is discovering that an email account has either been hacked or spoofed. This is something serious that can cause a lot of issues if not resolved as quickly as possible...

8 Advantages of Outsourcing in Your Small Business

8 Advantages of Outsourcing in Your Small Business

October 23, 2014

If your small business is growing beyond the limits of a solo operation, outsourcing can help you expand your capabilities while minimizing your risk and expenses...

User Testing: Improve Experience for Website Visitors

User Testing: Improve Experience for Website Visitors

September 23, 2014

User testing, also known as usability testing or third-party application testing, helps developers determine whether an application or product is user-friendly or not. Usability testing can also help reveal whether users feel confident using your website or application according to parameters such as speed, content, navigation, layout, and flow...

Is Pay-per-click Marketing Right for Your Business?

Is Pay-per-click Marketing Right for Your Business?

September 5, 2014

Many webmasters believe that search engine optimization (SEO) is the only worthwhile method of driving traffic, but there are many others that should not be neglected. Pay-per-click (PPC) marketing is one of these methods. It has great potential to deliver loads of visitors eager to find out more about your products, but a poorly executed PPC campaign could turn into a financial black hole...

How to Use Twitter Trends for your Business

How to Use Twitter Trends for your Business

August 31, 2014

With Twitter Trends, you can target your promotions to specific audiences based on gender, geographical area, interests keywords and hashtagged terms in users' timelines and similarity to followers...

5 Tips to Convert a Desktop App to a Mobile Device App

5 Tips to Convert a Desktop App to a Mobile Device App

August 13, 2014

Smartphones and tablets are a dominant traffic source for online businesses. If you search for desktop versus tablet metrics, web analysis companies tell you that the web is shifting from desktop browsers to mobile device browsers...

5 SEO Elements That Still Matter

5 SEO Elements That Still Matter

August 1, 2014

Practices like keyword stuffing have been penalized to the point of being utterly discarded by web developers, but there are still numerous tried-and-true methods that will work for making your content rank well in a SERP...

Evaluating a Website

Evaluating a Website: When You Acquire a Website, Some Problems are Actually Good

July 27, 2014

Before you acquire a business website, you need to look into more than just the number of visitors that it has and the price that it goes for. You also need to evaluate it from an SEO standpoint...

From Designer to Developer: How to Prepare a PSD

From Designer to Developer: How to Prepare a PSD

July 10, 2014

The website design process, like all design processes, is an organic one. It’s full of trial and error, new ideas, and experimentation. The website development process, however, is a bit more exact...

How To Increase Your Mobile App Downloads

How To Increase Your Mobile App Downloads

June 14, 2014

Whether you are a mobile app expert or just getting started in the app game, there are proven strategies you can start implementing today that will bring you more downloads to your mobile app or game...

How to Write a Design Document for Software Development

How to Write a Design Document for Software Development

June 14, 2014

Software developers need a set of plans that lay out each part of your application. Your idea and the idea's layout can be translated using a design document...

Readying Your Small Business for Canada’s Anti-Spam Law

Readying Your Small Business for Canada’s Anti-Spam Law

May 30, 2014

Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to take effect on July 1, 2014. What can you do to prepare your communication strategies to be in compliance with this new law...

Building a Non Profit Website

Building a Non Profit Website

May 14, 2014

The daunting prospect each good charitable soul faces is obviously funds, or rather an influx of funds, from prospective donors...

Advantages of a CMS for your Website

Advantages of a CMS for your Website

May 5, 2014

Content Management Systems, commonly referred to as CMS, offer many benefits for individuals looking to create their own website, as well as make certain their growing website remains organized...

10 Steps to Rank Well in Search Engines

10 Steps to Rank Well in Search Engines

April 22, 2014

Creating a website and publishing it to the internet is a great start, but if nobody can find your site it will end up languishing forgotten in a corner of cyberspace. The key to increasing the visibility of any website is to find ways to get it to show up well in the search engine results...

Is it Time for your Website to Go Mobile

Is it Time for your Website
to "Go Mobile" ?

March 25, 2014

If you have a website, it is in your best interest to make a mobile-friendly website. Here are the advantages to making a mobile-friendly website...

Advantages to Utilizing Bitcoin for Your Company

Advantages to Utilizing Bitcoin for Your Company

March 5, 2014

Bitcoin is a powerful new force that certainly has the potential to boost any startup or growing company.

Hiring a Web Developer? Create a Wireframe First

Hiring a Web Developer? Create a Wireframe First

February 20, 2014

There are many advantages to providing your web developer with a wireframe when having your website built. It shows the developer exactly what you expect in terms of layout, navigation, and functionality, so that the site he or she delivers is the site you want.

How to Avoid Getting Penalized by Google

How to Avoid Getting Penalized by Google

February 8, 2014

If you use shady SEO tactics to gain traffic and backlinks, you are playing with fire. Keep your SEO methods clean and white to get the best results in your ranking and traffic.

6 Tips for Memorable and Secure Passwords

6 Tips for Memorable and Secure Passwords

January 12, 2014

It is possible to create a password that will satisfy your system admin at work or the password strength checkers online. Here are some tips to help you choose a password that is both memorable and secure.

Why Is Valid HTML5 Code Crucial for SEO?

Why Is Valid HTML5 Code Crucial for SEO?

December 24, 2013

The process of optimizing a web site includes editing its HTML, content and other associated coding. You can also increase the relevance of the specific keywords and abolish barriers of indexing activities.

Evaluating the Need for Live Chat Support

Evaluating the Need for Live Chat Support

December 11, 2013

Live chat support, or assistance through instant messaging is slowly becoming a very important method of providing customer care services.

4 Ways Pinterest Boosts Your Online Presence

4 Ways Pinterest Boosts Your Online Presence

December 4, 2013

There are plenty of ways Pinterest can boost your online presence. It can help attract followers to Facebook or Twitter, showcase products, invite traffic to a blog post, or provide an easy way for Pinterest users to Pin images from your website.

Understanding Your Webmaster/Developer

Understanding Your Webmaster/Developer

December 1, 2013

Most business people, online or off, are less than tech-savvy. When considering a new website or a website upgrade, they find that they are confronted with a lot of jargon and technical information that reads like Greek to them.

How Using 'Server Side Includes' Makes Site Maintenance Easier

How Using 'Server Side Includes' Makes Site Maintenance Easier

October 24, 2013

Using Server Side Includes (SSIs) is a simple, but very effective, way to provide dynamic features on your web pages.

Windows or Linux: Choosing the Best Hosting Platform

Windows or Linux: Choosing the Best Hosting Platform

October 9, 2013

There are a plethora of companies that offer web hosting. To complicate matters further, once you have decided on a company, then you also need to choose a hosting environment. Some companies only offer two choices: Windows or Linux.

The Perils Of Employing Plagiarism On Your Website

The Perils Of Employing Plagiarism On Your Website

October 3, 2013

As tempting as it may be to copy great content and attract more hits, the truth is that following such a business plan will soon enough see action taking against the webmaster, that will often destroy their online reputation and ranking.

Why Choose Dedicated Web Hosting?

Why Choose Dedicated Web Hosting?

October 1, 2013

Dedicated web hosting is often relatively expensive compared to cheaper shared hosting plans. Although shared hosting can be only a few dollars a month, dedicated plans can sometimes run over a hundred a month.

Attract Natural Links to Your Website

Attract Natural Links to Your Website

September 3, 2013

In the past, artificial links and directory submissions were popular tools utilized by website owners in order to increase traffic. However, the efficiency of these techniques has decreased over the years.

Can Your Website Both Be Found at the WWW and Non-WWW Version?

Can Your Website Both Be Found at the WWW and Non-WWW Version?

August 28, 2013

If you have canonicalization errors on your site, visitors will be able to reach your website from multiple URLs such as the www version and the non-www. This creates a huge problem with the search engines, as you will have two similar pages with the exact same content, which will look like duplicate content.

How to Create a Perfect Landing Page

How to Create a Perfect Landing Page

August 19, 2013

A landing page, also known as a lead capture page, is an important feature of Internet marketing. The landing page is the one which people will see if they click on an advertisement. It is not the same as a homepage, and is instead supposed to focus on advertising a specific product or service that your company has to offer.

Blogs are Powerful SEO Tools

Blogs are Powerful SEO Tools

July 27, 2013

Search engine optimization (or SEO) is not as regimented and organized as people think. There is no real or effective path to getting your website listed highly on the search engines unless you are willing to break the rules.

How to choose a Domain Name that suits your Website

How to choose a Domain Name that suits your Website

July 20, 2013

The domain name is the one you use for your homepage on your website. All the other pages come off of that original home page in order to make URLs.

Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Email Marketing

Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Email Marketing

July 2, 2013

Operating a small business on a budget calls for smart marketing strategies that will convert communication into sales. It is therefore imperative to device a marketing platform that has higher prospects of generating revenue and promoting your brand without pushing you to the brink of bankruptcy!

Mistakes You Can Make: When You Rush Into Designing Your Startup Website

Mistakes You Can Make:
When You Rush Into Designing
Your Startup Website

June 19, 2013

Building a website for your startup can take a great deal of foresight, market knowledge and simple common sense. As can only be expected in a complex endeavor, startups tend to make one of several mistakes with their first websites.

Small Business Website Tips: Three Things Every Small Business Website Should Accomplish

Small Business Website Tips: Three Things Every Small Business Website Should Accomplish

June 19, 2013

If you want to be successful as a small business owner, then you must make an effort to connect with consumers and potential clients.

Difference Between a Mobile Website and a Mobile App

Difference Between a Mobile Website and a Mobile App

June 2, 2013

The best modern smart phones are actually hand held computers comparable to the super computers in use when the internet was in its formative stages.

Basic Password Security

Basic Password Security

May 23, 2013

The security of your personal password depends on two concepts: the strength of your password and how well that password is protected.

Get Started With a Few Higher Level Google Search Tips

Get Started With a Few Higher Level Google Search Tips

May 21, 2013

Google search tips to get the results you need with wildcard, period of time, file type, and related word searches.

What is Cloud Computing

What is Cloud Computing

May 11, 2013

In the cloud, your vital business data is backed up remotely, and kept safe from loss. Even if your business were to suffer a serious disaster and your physical infrastructure were completely lost, your data would be safe and protected.

Disadvantages of Website Builders

Disadvantages of Website Builders

May 3, 2013

When deciding to build a website for business, one of the key decisions you will have to make is how you actually go about the process.

Choosing a Web Developer for your Website

Choosing a Web Developer for your Website

April 30, 2013

Web development is an ever evolving field of specialization and finding a good web developer can be a rather challenging undertaking. It is advisable to be very careful and open minded as you search for the best web developer for your next project.

Things to Consider  Before Choosing a Web Hosting Company

Things to Consider Before Choosing a Web Hosting Company

April 28, 2013

After developing your site, looking for a good and reliable web hosting company is not an easy job. Currently there are many web hosting companies all screaming with crazy offers just to attract clients.

Tips to help Beat your Online Competition

Tips to help Beat your Online Competition

April 17, 2013

The total number of websites in the world stands at around 634 million. Your website occupies 0.000000001578 fractional space. Pause...

e-dimensionz Inc Becomes Google Engage Partner

e-dimensionz Inc Becomes Google Engage Partner

March 13, 2013

The web development and design company e-dimensionz has become an official partner of the Google Engage program.

Website Redesign? Here's What to Consider

Website Redesign? Here's What to Consider

February 21, 2013

Online marketing is the new trend and as technology advances, there is continued need to upgrade, streamline and reevaluate your website in order to stay current and relevant. A website makeover may be just what you need.

White Label Development: Advantages

White Label Development: Advantages

November 12, 2013

The benefits of outsourcing to a local development company and offering white label development can increase expertise while gaining crucial stability in the marketplace. By making a change of this nature, companies will increase long-term profitability and build lasting partnerships.

Website Checklist: Is your Website Ready?

Website Checklist: Is your Website Ready?

November 7, 2012

Whether giving your website a new look or building a new website, there are a few important elements that should be considered prior to the official launch...

What CMS to use for your website? Joomla, WordPress, Drupal

What CMS to use for your website? Joomla, WordPress, Drupal

October 20, 2012

If you plan on adding content regularly, need a website where many different users can add different types of content, a type of online magazine for your business then you probably want some kind of Content Management System.

Should your website support old browsers?

Should your website support old browsers?

October 19, 2012

Surfing the web using an old browser can be compared to running a steam engine on the tracks of a bullet train. This will work but it doesn't utilize the speed and security brought about by new technology.

Response Time & Downtime: Effects on Search Engine Optimization

Response Time & Downtime: Effects on Search Engine Optimization

May 10, 2012

You've spent hours, months, or years building your SEO, and your web host server becomes slow, unresponsive, or downtime increases - your website ranking starts dropping.

Keyword Selection for your Website

Keyword Selection for your Website

May 6, 2012

Keywords are an important factor in ranking on search engines and increasing traffic for your website. When researching keywords, there are a few tricks to help you select the right keywords to achieve your goals.

Benefits of an Online Presence for Businesses, Large & Small

Benefits of an Online Presence for Businesses, Large & Small

April 17, 2012

By giving your business an online presence opens a larger market for any business, service or product related. You can set up a full catalogue of your products and services, or provide a simple 1-page business card for customers to contact you.

Link Building SEO Tactic

Link Building SEO Tactic

April 14, 2012

Link building is a great way to increase exposure to your website; however, the quality of backlinks and building relevant links is important for your SEO efforts and to improve your Google Page Rank.

Browser Compatibility in Web Design

Browser Compatibility in Web Design

April 12, 2012

When designing a website, a Web Designer needs to consider that there are over 100 web browsers; and web pages can look very different between the browsers. To make things more interesting, some browsers, *ahem* Internet Explorer, have compatibility issues even between their own versions.

Keyword Rich Content

Keyword Rich Content

April 2, 2012

When deciding what to add to the content of your website, its important to keep in mind the search terms you are promoting to attract visitors.

Get them coming back: Ways to make your Website Interactive

Get them coming back: Ways to make your Website Interactive

March 3, 2012

Whether you have a website for sales, information, or fun, we all want our visitors to come back and invite others to our site. There are a lot of tools out there to help increase interactivity and entice visitors to return.

Business Blogging

Business Blogging

March 1, 2012

A company website is a must-have marketing tool for the 21st Century for branding, generating sales, customer service, and advertising. But, having a business isn't enough now-a-days...

Tracking your Website Visitors

Tracking your Website Visitors

February 23, 2012

Website statistics display how well your website is doing and what content seems to be the most popular.

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